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Police recover weapons at PDP, APC secretariats in Kano

Police authorities in Kano have recovered some weapons at the state secretariats of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Tudunwada Local Government Area of the state as well as the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

INEC to propose constitutional amendment to overhaul electoral process

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it will embark on aggressive constitutional and electoral reforms to enhance the integrity of the electoral process.

Sokoto elections: PDP asks APC to concede

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Sokoto state has asked the All Progressives Congress (APC) to accept defeat in the governorship election and stop “hallucinating with false accusations”.

Peter Obi worries over outcome of Kano supplementary polls

The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Peter Obi, has described as scandalous and height of brigandage last Saturday’s supplementary election in Kano State.

Kano rerun: PDP formally writes INEC to cancel exercise

Kano State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has formally written to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), seeking the cancellation of the March 23 supplementary elections in the state.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) says observers deployed to monitor supplementary election in Kano were stoned and disallowed from performing their duty.

CDD: Our observers were stoned in Kano

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) says observers deployed to monitor supplementary election in Kano were stoned and disallowed from performing their duty.
The Police Command in Kano State said on Thursday that no fewer than 1,800 political thugs were currently in prison across the state, awaiting trial.

Kano elections: Over 1,800 in prison for thuggery – Police

The Police Command in Kano State said on Thursday that no fewer than 1,800 political thugs were currently in prison across the state, awaiting trial.

Offa robbery: Police want me to implicate Senator Saraki – suspect

One of the suspects in the April 5th, 2018 bloody bank robbery in Offa, Offa local government area of Kwara state, Ayoade Akinnibosun, on Monday revealed that the police asked him to implicate Senate President Bukola Saraki.

Gunmen shoots ex-NHRC boss in Benue

A former Executive Secretary of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Prof. Bem Anweh, was on Saturday, shot in the leg by unknown gunmen in Gboko metropolis of Gboko Local Government Area in Benue State.

Abducted Lebanese killed in Kano

The Kano State Police Command yesterday confirmed the killing of the Lebanese engineer, Sagir Ahmed, by his abductors.
Soldiers block with truck and armoured tank the road leading to the state headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on March 10, 2019. – Fears has gripped residents of oil-rich Port Harcourt city in Niger delta region as state headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission has been condoned off by dozens of fierce looking soldiers, anti-riots policemen and other complementary security agents who are jointly patrolling the city ahead of the much awaited results of the just concluded governorship and state assembly elections. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Elections: Observers exonerate military of wrongdoing in Rivers, Akwa Ibom

A Coalition of Civil Rights Movement (CCRM), on Monday, commended the military’s ‘exceptional’ conduct during the recently concluded governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections.

Nigerian Army: 24 arrested for snatching ballot boxes during gov polls

The Nigerian Army said it arrested no fewer than 24 suspects in connection with electoral offences during the Saturday Governorship and House Assembly elections in Imo, Abia and Cross River States.

Elections: More INEC materials carted away in Ebonyi as PDP, APC trade blame

Barely 9 hours after the Independent National Electoral Commission sensitive and non sensitive materials was set ablaze by suspected political thugs in Okposi Umuohara in Ezza North LGA, another set of the Commissions materials for today’s election at Ngbo ward in Aobodo Eja in Ohaukwu Local government area also reportedly carted away by suspected thugs in Ebonyi.

Political thugs burn down INEC RAC in Ebonyi community

Suspected political thugs at about 2:15am set ablaze the Registration Area Centre (RAC) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at Okposi Umuoghara community in Ezza North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.

Bayelsa elections: APC urges residents to vote out Governor Dickson’s anointed candidates

As Bayelsans go back to polls on 9th of March to elect the House of Assembly members, the state chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged them to vote out those it called Governor Henry Seriake Dickson’s anointed candidates.
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Fear of voter apathy heightens in Lagos ahead guber polls

Some eligible voters in Lagos State say they may shun the March 9, governorship and state House of Assembly elections due to fear of attack by thugs, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Ijaw leaders condemn killings in Bayelsa, Rivers

Ijaw leaders have condemned what they described as the “senseless killings” in Ijaw-populated communities of Rivers and Bayelsa State during the just concluded Presidential and National Assembly elections.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

The rise and fall of Saraki dynasty

The leader of Kwara’s crumbling dynasty has reportedly conceded defeat even as he urged his party to fight to the finish, apparently hoping for a political miracle in the gubernatorial and state assembly elections this Saturday.

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Police arrest housewife for allegedly pouring hot water on husband

The Police Command in Kano State has confirmed the arrest of a housewife, Aisha Ali, who allegedly poured hot water on the private part of her husband.

Christine Lagarde resigns as IMF chief

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, announced in a statement on Tuesday that she had submitted her resignation from the IMF and it will go into effect in September.

House of Reps commends President Buhari for signing ACFTA

The House of Representatives has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA).
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PDP: Ex-President Obasanjo’s letter vindicates our stance

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the latest letter written by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to President Muhammadu Buhari describing the former’s action as patriotic.